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of the drone policy. as barbara starr tells us, it's just one of the obstacles he faces. >> mr. john brennan. >> reporter: when president obama's pick for cia director heads to capitol hill today for his confirmation hearing, it's some in the president's own party that are threatening to hold up john brennan's nomination. oregon democrat senate other ron wyden telling reporters he would pull out all the stops to get answers about the legality of targeting americans involved with al qaeda overseas. in written answers to committee questions, brennan didn't address killing americans, but insisted all targeting is made on a case by case basis. >> senator wyden was trying to find out that basic information. and has been denied that. so you know, the most basic questions about a program that john brennan has been the architect of and the orchestrator of for four years, the most basic details of it have been withheld. >> reporter: it's just one controversy brennan faces at his confirmation hearing. there's his role in administration leaks about covert operations, like the cyberattack on iran's nucl
with one sentence on this point. as a matter of public record, mr. brennan, that the raid that killed osama bin laden was carried out under the authority of cia director leon panetta. that tells you that it's been used in one country. i want you to hear that if these authorities have been used in any other countries, you'll provide this committee with the full list. now, will you give us that assurance? >> you're talking about an historical list, are you not? as far as any time, anywhere where the cia was involved in such a lethal operation? >> yes. >> i would have to go back and take a look at that request. certainly anything that -- if i were to go to the cia and the cia was involved in any type of legal activity, i would make sure that the committee has that list. >> that's a good start. >> thank you, senator. >> senator rich? >> john bren mnan in the hot se today chaired by dianne feinstein asking some fiery questions. that was democrat from oregon, democrat ron with wyden bringing up an issue we anticipated, that being u.s. drones. it's been very much so in the bloodstream this week be
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